Archive for the 'Summer Institute for Chinese Studies Librariship' Category

Zhou Yuan and Jim Cheng

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008

Zhou noticed the change on the other side of the Pacific. Great financial and technical improvement occurred in Chinese libraries, and they have made commitment to cooperate with us. Besides keeping up with the commercial e-resources, working with our counterparts in China will bring us more opportunities and make us stronger. He encouraged us to […]

Here Comes the Official Opening

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008

The weekend symposium ended with a cruise on Lake Washington, through the Lock and to the Pudget Sound. It’s a good bounding time, even with CNKI and Eastview folks. I like them personally, especially the two ladies. They couldn’t believe my translation when we past Bill and Melinda’s house, which used most of the recycled […]

The New Platform

Monday, July 21st, 2008

Both Saturday and Sunday sessions are sponsored by TTOD, so have to be on their new product. The ambitious strategy of mounting all e-resources on their platform shocked me, and I think it’s desgined to target the Chinese market. Our users may not want to depend on it for their individual digital libraries, no need […]

CNKI in Seattle

Saturday, July 19th, 2008

Woke up at 6 am and jogged around the campus. Zhijia and Michael started working already at OUGL. Dressed up and walked into the library, Chen Chuanfu greeted me right away and called me “Xiao You” from WHU and UW. Got to treat him for dinner just for that. Betsy still looks pretty and elegant. […]

I am back to UW!

Friday, July 18th, 2008

Driving with Bie-Hwa down to Seattle took no time. We had so much to talk about, no stop! parents, kids, cultural difference, career paths…After we grabbed free coffee in Skagit Valley, and had a quick chat with the coffee ladies on Mariners’ game, we were back into the heavy traffic and got excited talking about […]

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